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FILE - In this June 15, 2010 file photo, inmates walk to the dinning hall from their cell block at the Idaho State Correctional Institution outside Boise, Idaho. Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after they say prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)
March 25, 2017 - 10:47 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to penalize the state after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to amputations and other serious injuries and even some prisoners' deaths. In a series of...
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This undated photo provided by Clint Payne shows his sister, Melissa, and her husband, Kurt Cochran. A statement from the Mormon church issued Thursday, March 23, 2017, on behalf of relatives said Kurt Cochran was among those killed in the London attack Wednesday and Melissa was seriously injured. (Courtesy of Clint Payne via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 12:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — The four victims killed and at least 30 wounded in the attack in Westminster were a cosmopolitan snapshot of one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. The dead were a British policeman stabbed to death, an American tourist celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary, a British school...
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FILE - In this March 12, 1991, file photo, American skaters (L to R) Tonya Harding, silver; Kristi Yamaguchi, gold; and Nancy Kerrigan, bronze, display their medals after the finals of the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich. A run-of-the-mill good luck tweet from Yamaguchi to Kerrigan is drawing online attention. Yamaguchi tweeted a message to Kerrigan ahead of Kerrigan’s performance on Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars” March 20, 2017, and added “break a leg.” Kerrigan was hit in the leg before the 1994 Winter Olympics by a man hired by the ex-husband of Harding. Yamaguchi’s spokeswoman says “no ill will was intended.” (AP Photo/Diether Endlicher, File)
March 23, 2017 - 11:23 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention. Kerrigan is competing on the current season of "Dancing with the Stars." Yamaguchi tweeted to Kerrigan on Monday, "Can't wait to see you grace that...
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FILE - In this March 12, 1991, file photo, American skaters (L to R) Tonya Harding, silver; Kristi Yamaguchi, gold; and Nancy Kerrigan, bronze, display their medals after the finals of the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich. A run-of-the-mill good luck tweet from Yamaguchi to Kerrigan is drawing online attention. Yamaguchi tweeted a message to Kerrigan ahead of Kerrigan’s performance on Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars” March 20, 2017, and added “break a leg.” Kerrigan was hit in the leg before the 1994 Winter Olympics by a man hired by the ex-husband of Harding. Yamaguchi’s spokeswoman says “no ill will was intended.” (AP Photo/Diether Endlicher, File)
March 23, 2017 - 11:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention. Kerrigan is competing on the current season of "Dancing with the Stars." Yamaguchi tweeted to Kerrigan on Monday, "Can't wait to see you grace that...
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Defending champion Jason Day, center, of Australia, center, down the seventh hole after he conceded to Pat Perez after six holes of play during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Day also withdrew from the tournament. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 23, 2017 - 2:49 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Six holes into his opening match, Jason Day walked off the golf course. It was the fourth time in the last three years that he withdrew in the middle of a tournament. Only this was different. Physically, he never felt better. Emotionally, he was a wreck. Day walked briskly...
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FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
March 23, 2017 - 12:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks in support of the Republican health care bill during a TV interview in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 22, 2017 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrambling to nail down votes for the House health care bill, Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription drugs, maternity care and substance abuse treatment. Lawmakers emerging from a meeting late Wednesday...
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President Donald Trump pauses during his speech during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 22, 2017 - 3:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor's health care law, President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that's unsupported by the data. "Many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017 file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks at the White House in Washington. The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts beyond what was in the relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 21, 2017 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order. Budget director Mick Mulvaney wrote in a memo late last...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, March 19, 2017, US actor George Clooney visits 87-year-old Pat Adams at Sunrise of Sonning Retirement and Assisted Living Facility in Reading, England. Actor George Clooney startled an 87-year-old fan in Britain by showing up at her assisted living facility with flowers and a card to wish her a happy birthday. (Linda Jones/Sunrise of Sonning Retirement and Assisted Living Facility via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 8:10 am
LONDON (AP) — Actor George Clooney has startled an 87-year-old fan in Britain by showing up at her assisted living facility with flowers and a card to wish her a happy birthday. The 55-year-old popped in for a chat and a picture with admirer Pat Adams on Sunday at the Sunrise of Sonning Retirement...
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